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Patient Homicide Reported at Truman VA Hospital

Posted: Feb 2, 2013 2:55 PM by Elise Oggioni
Updated: Feb 2, 2013 7:51 PM

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COLUMBIA - Officials are investigating a reported homicide that took place at the Truman VA Hospital in Columbia on Friday.

Public Relations Officer Stephen Gaither told KOMU 8 News a patient at the VA hospital allegedly attacked another patient, who is now confirmed to be dead.

KOMU 8 News received a tip on the homicide Saturday morning. Gaither said no more information about this case can be released until Gaither speaks with the Office of the Inspector General, who is investigating the case.

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